How Sierra Leone Is Winning The Battle Against Ebola

January 21, 2015 12:03 PM

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FREETOWN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A military-style operation to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone has helped to dramatically reduce new cases, in what health officials say is a major step towards defeating the deadly disease.

Since it was launched about one month ago, the operation has doubled the number of ambulances for patients in the densely populated west of Sierra Leone, the worst-affected country where more than 3,000 people have died.

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